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Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 05-14-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 78,783
Posted By Dotpattern
Unlikely to happen. Scorsese has stated (either...

Unlikely to happen. Scorsese has stated (either on the audio commentary or the making of) that he never intended for the gorier shots to be used in the movie. He shot those for the MPAA as a sort of...
Forum: Movies 05-06-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14,273
Views: 693,082
Posted By Dotpattern
Of course I can. I already have and have shown...

Of course I can. I already have and have shown how. :)
Forum: Movies 05-06-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14,273
Views: 693,082
Posted By Dotpattern
Sorry, my friend, it's not as simple as that....

Sorry, my friend, it's not as simple as that. What is good or bad is a matter of opinion and not something that can be learned. What appeals to another, no matter how good of an idea, may simply not...
Forum: Movies 05-06-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14,273
Views: 693,082
Posted By Dotpattern
So how does an artist decide which ones are good...

So how does an artist decide which ones are good and bad and which ones should be acknowledged or rejected?



And how does an artist determine that? Do you see what I'm getting at?



So...
Forum: Movies 05-06-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14,273
Views: 693,082
Posted By Dotpattern
And that's the problem with your point. It...

And that's the problem with your point. It requires context and hindsight. Lucas had neither when he chose to ignore naysayers both in 1977 and in 1999.
Forum: Movies 05-06-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 14,273
Views: 693,082
Posted By Dotpattern
But that's what I'm asking - why should he have...

But that's what I'm asking - why should he have listened? Francis Ford Coppola, writer and director of the Godfather, tells you not to make Star Wars. You don't listen. It becomes a huge success....
Forum: Movies 05-06-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 14,273
Views: 693,082
Posted By Dotpattern
I suggested no such thing. But can you enlighten...

I suggested no such thing. But can you enlighten me as to why an artist who ignored criticism in 1977 and, as a result, was validated with a phenomenal success, should then suddenly listen to...
Forum: Movies 05-06-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 14,273
Views: 693,082
Posted By Dotpattern
It's been well documented that a lot of Lucas'...

It's been well documented that a lot of Lucas' friends, colleagues and execs at Fox advised him not to make the original Star Wars, which he ignored. Was that also telling of his character as an...
Forum: Movies 05-02-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4,102
Views: 181,465
Posted By Dotpattern
His hair change actually happens as a result of...

His hair change actually happens as a result of being singed by fire. :) Just after Reese saves Sarah from the nightclub and are in the car, The Terminator jumps through a fire and onto the hood of...
Forum: Movies 04-11-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 128,085
Posted By Dotpattern
I'm speaking fundamentally. And that's what I...

I'm speaking fundamentally. And that's what I meant by my last sentence.

Edit: Re: Captain America, in some cases they did - from the article:

"Lola had three primary approaches to shrinking...
Forum: Movies 04-11-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 128,085
Posted By Dotpattern
I don't think the process for this was all that...

I don't think the process for this was all that different from what they've already been doing in movies since Jurassic Park, when they CGI'd Ariana Richards face over her stunt double's face. Or how...
Forum: Movies 03-01-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 15,318
Posted By Dotpattern
I'm pretty sure you're remembering Ford's...

I'm pretty sure you're remembering Ford's reaction to Darabont's draft. A lot was made at the time, and then after the release, about Spielberg and Ford both loving that draft.
Forum: Movies 02-21-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,180
Posted By Dotpattern
Amblin Entertainment still exists, and the logo...

Amblin Entertainment still exists, and the logo is still in use at the end of movies it produces. :)
Forum: DVD Movies 02-18-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Dotpattern
Full-Height Anamorphic

Full-Height Anamorphic
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 02-06-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 38,794
Posted By Dotpattern
I personally only ever watch The Director's Cut...

I personally only ever watch The Director's Cut anymore. BUT, being that you've never seen it, it might be interesting for you to watch all 3 to see the evolution. Each version has some pretty...
Forum: Movies 01-28-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 27,810
Posted By Dotpattern
How about instead of using proton packs, the...

How about instead of using proton packs, the women scare the ghosts away by nagging them. Then they can call it Ballbusters. :p :)
Forum: Blu-ray SteelBooks 01-27-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 40,817
Posted By Dotpattern
The artwork on the steel book is "official" and...

The artwork on the steel book is "official" and based on a scene from the movie. And that
http://forum.blu-ray.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=107183&d=1422376768
is clearly Matthew McConaughey.
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 01-25-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2,414
Views: 153,569
Posted By Dotpattern
From a marketing view point, it makes perfect...

From a marketing view point, it makes perfect sense. For exactly the reasons you mention. If the average fan already owns this, and then sees the exact same artwork on the shelf, they may be less...
Forum: Wish Lists 01-24-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By Dotpattern
Next year is the 50th Anniversary...I think if...

Next year is the 50th Anniversary...I think if they were going to release it, that would be the perfect time.
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 01-01-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,087
Posted By Dotpattern
My 2014...

My 2014 (http://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=8601095&postcount=43) Viewing List

January
1/1
1. Star Trek Generations - BD
2. A History of Violence - BD
3. Schindler's List - BD
4. Star...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 12-28-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 21,563
Posted By Dotpattern
I've finished listening to all 4 discs and I will...

I've finished listening to all 4 discs and I will say you will not feel any pain once you hear them! Absolutely stunning!
Forum: Movies 12-24-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 27,810
Posted By Dotpattern
You keep using that word. - YouTube

You keep using that word. - YouTube
Forum: Movies 12-23-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 39,176
Posted By Dotpattern
As you pointed out, it's been less than a week. ...

As you pointed out, it's been less than a week. In less than a week, a "spokesperson" said they had no release plans, Michael Lynton then said that wasn't true (that was your quote).

Wow! They...
Forum: Movies 12-23-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 39,176
Posted By Dotpattern
Where were you with this free advice when this...

Where were you with this free advice when this all started? ;) But, again, your advice is based on hindsight.



And that's exactly what they did, both with the NY Times story (that's how we...
Forum: Movies 12-23-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 39,176
Posted By Dotpattern
Maybe they should have. It's easy to come to that...

Maybe they should have. It's easy to come to that conclusion with the clarity of hindsight. But this was unprecedented and there's no SOP for this sort of thing. Maybe if it happens again they'll...
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